English Undergraduate students in the library

Welcome to the Department of English

We focus on English language and the development of English literature through time and around the world.

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Tel: +44 (0)151 795 0500

Study English at one of the UK’s top 10 departments for research

As a UK top 10 department for research impact classified as outstanding (4*) (REF 2021) – and home to four BBC Radio 3 ‘New Generation Thinkers’ – English at Liverpool has an international reputation for advancing the study of literature, language, and creative writing.

What's it like to study English at Liverpool?

I just got completely smitten with the English Department.